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How Sir David Attenborough used his duvet covers to bring BBC Earth's A Perfect Planet to life

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Sir David Attenborough.
Sir David Attenborough.
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Unless you're one of his grandchildren the closest you'll get to Sir David Attenborough in the time of Covid-19 is through Zoom. That's what happened when the narrator and producers switched on the cameras on their computers to talk about their new natural history series A Perfect Planet.

With the 94-year-old Attenborough as the narrator, the series is a brand-new five-episode natural history series, looking at how systems in nature – ranging from volcanoes, the weather, ocean currents, and solar energy – affect and shape the world and all life on Earth.

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